Protect Juristac for Future Generations
Juristac is the heart of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band's ancestral lands and one of the Tribe's last remaining sacred sites. For thousands of years, the Amah Mutsun have lived on the land that surrounds Juristac in a relationship of respect and reciprocity with the land.
Today, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors holds the fate of Juristac in their hands. They hold the power to decide if Juristac will be looted for sand and gravel – or protected for future generations.
Protecting sacred land and restoring indigenous sovereignty are foundational elements of the greater movement to confront and dismantle legacies of colonialism. This attempt to destroy Juristac is a continuation of centuries of injustices against the Amah Mutsun people, and an extension of the broader displacement of Indigenous people in North America.
Help us show the Board of Supervisors that we all stand with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and deserve a community that respects and protects all its inhabitants.